IBCF II ANNOUNCES ITS INVESTMENT IN PINE VALLEY FOODS, INC.
August, 2014
IBCF is pleased to announce its investment in Pine Valley Foods, Inc. (“Pine Valley”). Pine Valley is a leading, vertically integrated supplier of products, services and solutions to the fundraising distributor industry. Pine Valley is a manufacturer of high-quality gourmet perishable food products, with a concentration in cookie dough products.

Dallas businessman, Joe Giildenzopf, and his business partner, Eric Hammons, founded Pine Valley in 1998 in West Monroe, Louisiana by purchasing an existing cookie dough manufacturing facility. continued...

Independent Bankers Capital Funds (“IBCF”) are investment capital partnerships headquartered in Dallas, Texas. IBCF focuses on mezzanine lending and purchasing equity securities issued by established lower-middle-market companies, primarily in Texas.

IBCF operates two Small Business Investment Companies (“SBIC”) licensed by the United States Small Business Administration.

Established in 2000, IBCF’s investors are Texas-based independent community banks and financial institutions.

Independent Bankers Capital Fund, L.P. (“Fund I”) was licensed in 2000 and has been fully invested into 12 companies.

Independent Bankers Capital Fund II, L.P. (“Fund II”), which was licensed in 2009 and began operations January 2010, has $63,000,000 of investable capital.